Job Description :
Project/Program Manager for the State of Connecticut
Location: Hartford CT
Duration: 3+ Months
Client: OHS

DUTIES OF HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM MANAGER

The successful candidate will assist the Executive Director in ensuring performance of the duties of the Health Information Technology Officer as designated by the OHS Executive Director to lead and manage health information technology initiatives that advance the strategic goals of the agency. The successful candidate will be a senior project manager with at least five years of experience overseeing projects that include health information technology infrastructure and analysis. The successful candidate will also have knowledge about and experience with state and federal government programs, particularly in Connecticut.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Responsibilities of the successful applicant include but are not limited to:
Participate in a senior role at OHS to develop goals and strategies to advance the agency’s mission.
Assist the executive director with the oversight of statutory and ad hoc committees and commissions focused on health IT matters. This includes the Health IT Advisory Council in accordance with CGS 17b-59f and other subcommittees and design groups as will evolve from time-to-time.
On behalf of OHS, assist the Executive Director in ensuring oversight of the contractual activities of the statewide Health Information Exchange as described in CGS 17b-59d.
Assist the Executive Director to, develop uniform health information and data standards in accordance with CGS 17b-59a. Collaborate with other state officials to develop and implement a state health information plan.
Participate in legislative processes as required by the Executive Director in pursuit of OHS or HIT objectives, including recommending and drafting statutory changes, participating in public hearings, providing testimony and other similar activities.
Attract, hire, retain and supervise state and contracted staff to perform the HIT functions of OHS, in accordance with budgets and approved Federal and State grants
At least five years of experience overseeing projects that include health information technology infrastructure and analysis.

Client : State of Connecticut